Kebony Cantilevered Bench Utilizes Compound Turning Soft Wood to Hard Wood

By: Christina Butty - Published: Oct 16, 2009 • References: stokkeaustad & dezeen
This Cantelever bench may seem like a fairly ordinary object, but its construction aspects give it a whole new meaning. The wood from this bench was actually treated with a compound created by Norwegian company Kebony. They have developed and patended a process which transforms the qualities of typical soft woods into those of hardwood by using waste products form the sugar industry.

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